Mechano-physical and biophysical properties of power-driven scalers: driving the future of powered instrument design and evaluation

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This review has highlighted the importance of standardizing future investigations to enable more meaningful interstudy comparisons to be made. This report also makes recommendations for factors that should be considered and incorporated into future investigations, both in vitro and in vivo, in order to achieve more standardization. These recommendations are listed below.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-78
Number of pages16
JournalPeriodontology 2000
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009